IBM Hybrid Cloud Sales Representative- Communications Sector in CHICAGO, Illinois

IBM is on the forefront of cloud and the leader of Hybrid Cloud and continues to reinvent itself as it focuses on clients' IT needs that solve real business problems. IBM is making a difference in the world by enabling clients to tap into knowledge and insight not available before. Joining IBM's Hybrid Cloud Sales is an awesome opportunity to grow your talents and challenge yourself as IBM continues to transform in the hottest industry today. With virtually all clients expected to adopt some form of cloud strategy, opportunity for personal growth and success in this role is high. Responsibilities:The Hybrid Cloud Seller is responsible for the coordination and successful execution of all required sales related activities within an assigned territory or set of accounts to achieve assigned financial sales objectives. This role is focused on expanding IBM's cloud software & services into associated industries within the Communications market which includes Media & Entertainment, Energy & Utilities, Telecom and Computer Services. Activities include working with and leveraging other IBM client facing teams to create demand, identify opportunities, qualify opportunities, and then directly executing high quality professional engagements that result in winning opportunities that achieve assigned targets while providing high value customer solutions. Seller will represent all entire IBM Cloud software portfolio.Communications Sector Hybrid Cloud Sales Representatives in this Go-to-Market role are responsible for the identification, development, and assessment of Communications Sector opportunities for potential engagement. They have a thorough understanding of the nature of business problems in the Communications Sector, and the products and solutions that provide value in solving those problems. They are knowledgeable in the trends and direction of the Communications Sector, the marketplace, and the players. They develop executive and senior management relationships in the Communications Sector. They work collaboratively with other teams across IBM and with other partners and outside consultants as appropriate. They are responsible for the ongoing qualification of these opportunities and recommend whether to engage, disqualify, or refer opportunities to other IBM groups.Key Attributes:Strong leadership skills.Ability to collaborate with teams within IBM and partners externally.Creative problem solver and open to change. Ability to work in complex, matrix managed organizational environmentsIdeal candidates should have a passion for cloud technologies, solving customer problems, winning every time at everything.

  • 2 years minimum experience direct, face to face software selling experience.

  • Knowledge of Hybrid (combination of public and private based) cloud solutions.

  • Knowledge of industry specific compliance, regulatory or industry specific practices.

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